The American Dream for Seniors

By Patti Yancey, RN, CMC The American Dream, what is it for seniors? If you ask them, most seniors would say, their dream would be to stay healthy, enjoy their friends, families, hobbies, and remain at home for the duration of their lives. While that is not always possible, in most cases with the proper […]

REALTORS® Team Up to Bring You a Big Win!

Bob Slutsky and Diane Siefkas, known as the S.O.S. team at RE/MAX Premier Realty, are top notch real estate partners who work with great synergy to bring a high level of satisfaction to each of their clients. With their varied business backgrounds, they have vast experience in the “people” business.  They both have talents that […]

Inventing a Successful Real Estate Career – Tom Heller

REALTOR® Tom Heller “Invents” a Successful Real Estate Career No matter what career path Tom decided to take, his success was probably inevitable.  He comes from a long line of family success stories, starting with Elias Heller, the family founder who gave up his farm in Germany in 1836 and immigrated to America to become […]

How to Create Your Perfect Bucket List

by Debra R. Northup Presented by Prestige Auto Sales The term “bucket list” has been around for a very long time but it wasn’t made popular until the movie with Morgan Freeman titled “Bucket List” came out a few years ago. The term derives from the old saying, “kicking the bucket” which is a polite […]

Avoid the Pitfalls of Self Property Management

Avoid the Pitfalls of “Self” Property Management. Let’s face it, this Central Florida area is a mecca for short term vacation rentals. Even long term rentals are increasing in popularity. The demand for short term rentals is through the roof, and there are “businesses” on every corner wanting to help you fill the need for […]

Taking Control of My Health – A Personal Story

Taking Control of My Health My Personal Story, by Sharon Wick (Published in Matters of the Home, Volume 2, No. 3)   20 years ago, my health was suffering in many different areas.  My carpal tunnel syndrome was very painful. I was wearing huge wrist bands and was told I would need surgery every year.  […]

Ask a Nurse – Breast Cancer Q & A

Ask a Nurse – by Patti Yancey, RN, CMC Breast Cancer Q & A This month we are focused on Breast Cancer Q&A. If you would like to have your questions addressed from a Nursing perspective feel free to email me at: patti@caretimeflorida.com and I will do my best to assist you with your healthcare […]

Juliano Interior Design – Kristi Juliano

A Career of Beauty and Function Published in Matters of the Home, Volume 2, No. 3 Kristi Juliano’s passion for design began at a very early age. As the daughter of a successful home builder in Ocala, she was introduced to thefunction, aesthetics and trends of home design by her parents, Joe and Sharon Cangelosi. […]

Join the Wag N Walk – October 19th Cornerstone Hospice Pet Peace of Mind

Grab your four legged friend and head to Pat Thomas Stadium at 240 Ball Park Rd., (near Venetian Gardens) in Leesburg this Saturday, October 19th. Join the Dog Walk to benefit Cornerstone Hospice’s Pet Peace of Mind Program that enables pets to stay with hospice patients during an important time of their lives. In addition […]

Fun & Frugal Friday 10/11/13 – Daily Entry Sweepstakes for October!

  First, don’t forget to visit facebook today to find all the companies doing Friday Fan Giveaways!  If you find any others, be sure to let us know and we’ll update the list! Last Friday we also featured some great discount shopping sites.  Today, we’re going to highlight Sweepstakes, Giveaways and Contests.  But not just […]

Frugal Friday – Top Five Shopping Deal Sites

As the holidays approach (only 81 days til Christmas!), I’m starting to spend more time on some of my favorite “deal” sites.  They are great places to grab Christmas gifts at great prices.  You can also run into things you didn’t even know existed! Here are my top five favorite shopping deal sites: 1SaleADay.com  This […]

Fun & Frugal Fridays! – Freebies, Contests & Giveaways 10/4/13

We’re starting a special Friday featured category that will list Friday fan favorite contests on facebook,  money saving ideas, coupons and more. This week we’re starting with Friday Fan Freebie Giveaways and Contests. Many companies are using facebook to reward some of their fans each Friday. You will usually have to “like” the page and […]

RE/MAX National Housing Report

RE/MAX researches 52 major metropolitan markets and analyzes the data to get a pulse on the US housing market. Here are some highlights from this months report.   Click Here to download the full report!  

The Local Real Estate Market is still on the Rise

The Numbers Don’t Lie! The numbers may not be all in yet, but the news is good for Ocala and Marion County. In September of last year, 377 homes were closed. This year, the homes closed for September are 507!  (We also may have a few stragglers with some late reporting.) Stay tuned for the […]

Ocala’s Mark Emery wins another Emmy

Talented Mark Emery From Ocala gets National Recognition Once Again Ocala resident Mark Emery once again received recognition from the National  Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, held Tuesday, Oct 1st in New York, at Time Warner Center. The Emmy was awarded for Outstanding Cinematography – […]

Award Winning Service

Many people don’t get to know what’s behind the surface of their real estate agent. They see dedicated professionals who have great expertise; agents who work hard to find the right dream house for their clients; and agents who market the daylights out of a home to get it sold. But there’s much more than […]

Ocala / Marion County – Highest & Lowest Real Estate Sales Week of 9-20-13

From the Ocala / Marion County MLS, here are the highest priced and lowest priced properties that closed this week, from 9-16-13 to 9-20-13.   Residential Property: Lowest: Sold for $11,000 509 SW Ft King, Ocala, FL 34471 Built in 1930, three bedrooms, one bath, 1444 sq ft living area, on .13 acre lot Highest: […]

5 Most Common Myths of Reverse Mortgages

By Rob Ziebart Obtaining a Government Insured Reverse Mortgage (HECM – Home Equity Conversion Mortgage) can make very strong financial sense in many situations. It can make sense for the senior who is either struggling financially, or would like to be more comfortable with their financial situation. It can also make sense for the senior […]

Caribbean Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

Salad: 3 large or 4 medium sweet potatoes ½ large red onion, diced 1 seedless cucumber, diced 3 or 4 ears fresh corn ½ cup chopped peanuts   Dressing: Juice of 2 fresh limes 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dijon mustard ½ teaspoon curry 1 clove garlic, diced salt and pepper to taste Peel […]

Make your own masterpieces – freshly painted focal points for any room

(BPT) – Still love the overall design scheme of a space, but feeling a little bored? The best way to breathe new life into it – without revamping the entire area – is by creating a new focal wall. Instead of a decal, stencil or pricey artwork, make a statement that’s one-of-a-kind with a little […]